The coast of Capri, Italy

Ferry from Positano to Capri

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

How to get from Positano to Capri by ferry

You can easily travel from Positano to Capri by ferry, thanks to several daily connections. Find ferries, compare prices and timetables, and book your ferry tickets from Positano to Capri on Ferryhopper without hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Positano to Capri*

Is there a ferry from Positano to Capri?

The Positano - Capri ferry route is seasonal and it is available with 10 daily connections from April until the end of October.

The route is operated by 3 companies: NLG, Alilauro and Positano Jet.

How long is the ferry ride from Positano to Capri?

The ferry trip from Positano to Capri lasts about 20-40 min, depending on the company you’re traveling with.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Positano to Capri?

Yes, the route from Positano to Capri is also operated by fast ferries that reach the port of the island in approximately 25 min.

How much is the ferry from Positano to Capri?

The price of the ferry tickets to Capri from Positano is about €20, depending on seasonality. Toddlers can travel for free, while there are discount tickets for children.

What’s the ferry schedule from Positano to Capri?

Usually, the first ferry to Capri leaves Positano at 09:00 in the morning and arrives at about 09:40. The last ferry departs at around 17:00, arriving in Capri at 17:30.

What’s the distance between Positano and Capri?

The distance between Positano and Capri is approximately 12 nautical miles (about 22km).

Am I allowed to travel from Positano to Capri?

Yes, it is currently possible to travel from Positano to Capri and discover the Gulf of Naples. Before planning your trip, take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy, including all the documents required for your journey.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Positano to Capri?

On Ferryhopper, you can book ferry tickets from Positano to Capri easily and quickly. Find more information about ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare companies, prices and schedules, and explore nearby destinations!

The port of Capri in Italy
The beautiful port of Capri

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Positano to Capri

Have a look at some important tips for your ferry ride to Capri:

  • Ferry schedules change often. Make sure to check them again a few days before your departure.
  • In case of hazardous weather conditions, ferries are usually suspended. We suggest you always consult with the company you are traveling with.
  • Ferries from Positano to Capri allow you to travel with your pet.
  • Once you arrive at the port of Capri, you can reach the city center by funicular or bus.
  • After your holidays in Capri, you can easily get to Naples, the capital of Campania. Have a look at the Capri - Naples ferry route!

Where to take the ferry from Positano to Capri

Ferries to Capri leave from the port of Positano, which is close to the island’s historic center and the Spiaggia Grande beach.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company serving the ferry route from Positano to Capri has different policies for luggage:

  • NLG allows passengers to carry 1 piece of luggage with a maximum size of 50x30x15cm and a maximum weight of 5kg
  • Alilauro allows you to carry a single piece of luggage for free, with maximum dimensions of 50x35x20cm.
  • Positano Jet considers trolleys and all types of suitcases to be luggage, regardless of weight and size, with an additional fee of €2. Handbags and backpacks are allowed free of charge.


Given the short duration of the Positano - Capri route, there are no cabins on the ferries. Onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Can I travel on the ferry from Positano to Capri with a car?

You cannot bring your vehicle on the ferry to Capri. Keep in mind that the circulation of cars, motorcycles and mopeds in Capri is prohibited for non-residents from Easter until November.

Daily ferries from Positano to Capri